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DEA Issues Letter to E-Commerce Companies on the Sale of Pill Presses Used to Make Fentanyl Pills

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued a letter Tuesday to e-commerce companies regarding the sale of pill presses.  As regulated entities under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), e-commerce platforms are generally required to comply with CSA recordkeeping, identification, and reporting requirements on the distribution, importation, and exportation of pill press machines.

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Virginia Senate Acts After Drug Transparency Concerns in Loudoun County Public Schools

Virginia lawmakers took action this week after Loudoun County Public Schools failed to notify parents of several student overdoses for weeks late last year.

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Marijuana Vaping Spikes by Double Digits for 12th Graders

Marijuana vape use surged by 10.1 percent for 12th grade students, between 2017 and 2023.

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Dr. Drew Warns Over Marijuana Studies Revealing 'Extremely Worrisome' Data

Chances of developing bipolar, schizophrenia disorders rises 50% after cannabis use, study shows.

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Education Should Focus on Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts | Opinion

Efforts to prevent drug use and encourage kids to live free from drugs have come under increased attack. Rather than building on science and common sense, some have begun advocating for an unproven approach to prevention that aims to not prevent drug use at all—instead it educates children on how to use drugs.

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Omaha Mother Fights for Fentanyl Awareness After Son’s Death

An Omaha mother is hoping to prevent fentanyl poisoning deaths by sharing her own story of loss.

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How AI Is Being Used by Law Enforcement to Help Disrupt Fentanyl Production, Distribution

Cutting-edge tech helping authorities crack down on fentanyl production, distribution networks

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Edinburg CISD Educates Students on Dangers of Fentanyl

Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District started its One Pill Can Kill campaign to warn high school students about the dangers of fentanyl.

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Fentanyl-Tainted Gummy Bears Sicken 5 Kids at Virginia School; Couple Charged in Case

Two people have been arrested and charged after several Virginia fourth graders were sickened after eating gummy bears that had come in contact with the opioid fentanyl.

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Researchers Identify Potential Infant Fentanyl Syndrome After Studying 10 Babies

Doctors have identified 10 babies who were born with congenital disabilities and whose mothers used street drugs, including fentanyl, during pregnancy. They fear there are many more.